uraemic pericarditis

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Uraemic pericarditis is rare and usually remains asymptomatic.

It develops with severe untreated uraemia and disappears with dialysis. This condition appears to be related to the blood urea level. It may present with a palpable friction rub.

Last reviewed 01/2018